Close Menu

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sunnyvale, California-based InSilixa has received funding to develop a point-of-care rapid molecular diagnostic assay for oral human papillomavirus detection, the company announced today.

The $224,764 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

The assay is "a potential new tool to screen oral specimens such as saliva for cancer-causing HPV types and to risk stratify those persons found to be positive,” Gary Schoolnik, chief medical officer of InSilixa, said in a statement.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.